Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1-11874-316-4
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Chapter 24 - Diseases of the Nervous System - Self Quiz - Page 799: 16


(c) Motor neuron disease

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Some cyanobacteria produce a toxin that resembles the amino acid serine. This toxin has been implicated as a cause of motor neuron disease. This disease has no cure, and the motor neurons of the brain and spine die, progressively paralyzing the body.
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